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WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 27:  Alex Ovechkin #8 and Braden Holtby #70 of the Washington Capitals celebrate their 2-1 victory over the New York Islanders in Game Seven of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Verizon Center on April 27, 2015 in Washington, DC. The Capitals defeated the Islanders 2-1 to win the series 4 games to 3.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Braden Holtby, Caps Come to Terms

After a lengthy dispute, Capitals netminder Braden Holtby has come to terms with the Capitals. BREAKING NEWS: The #Caps have re-signed goaltender @Holts170 to five-year contract extension. http://t.co/F4bxi6fyYg pic.twitter.com/D52Crp0MRh — Washington Capitals (@washcaps) July 24, 2015 The deal is for five years and will pay the 25-year old Lloydminister, Saskatoon native $30.5 million for five years, with an AAV of…

in Game Seven of the Eastern Conference Semifinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on May 13, 2015 in New York City.

The Washington Capitals Are Ready to Win

The Washington Capitals have struggled for years during the playoffs. But with new additions this summer, the Caps look ready to take the next step.

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 24:  Derek Stepan #21 of the New York Rangers fakes out goalie Braden Holtby #70 of the Washington Capitals before backhanding a goal during a shootout in an NHL hockey game at Madison Square Garden on March 24, 2013 in New York City.  (Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)

Derek Stepan, Braden Holtby & 21 Restricted Free Agents to Hit Arbitration

There really isn’t much to read into the new Nazem Kadri contract. A one-year deal with the Toronto Maple Leafs, a $4.1 million price tag and a new head coach in Mike Babcock to impress. It will now depend on how Kadri shows up next season and what he can do under a new system that has worked well in…

during the NHL game at Gila River Arena on January 6, 2015 in Glendale, Arizona.

Top 10 NHL Restricted Free Agents 2015

The 10 best Restricted Free Agents of the NHL in 2015.

MONTREAL, QC - MAY 09:  Carey Price #31 of the Montreal Canadiens makes a pad save in Game Five of the Eastern Conference Semifinals against the Tampa Bay Lightning during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Bell Centre on May 9, 2015 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images)

Fantasy Hockey Awards

In light of the NHL handing out their awards this week, I thought it was only right that the Fantasy Hockey Awards be handed out as well.


NHL’s 30 in 30: Washington Capitals

For the month of June, Last Word On Sports will be covering each team in our 30 in 30 series. Once a day, we take a look at an NHL team’s past season, what their off-season looks like, and what they could hope to achieve before the start of their 2015-16 season. Everybody wants to get better and improve upon…

NHL: Pittsburgh Penguins at Washington Capitals

Funniest Moments of the 2014-15 NHL Season

“The good ol’ Hockey game, is the best game you can name. And the best game you can name, is the good ol’ Hockey game.” “Stompin’” Tom Connors had it right. The game of hockey is a beautiful thing, and fans across North America and Europe gather around their television monitors every night to watch the sport of hockey. Beautiful…

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